On February 25, 2016 SABA’s Advocacy Committee issued a press release with respect to the restoring the age of dependency to its pre-2014 levels.

International Human Rights Day is quickly approaching – Join the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) on December 10th for an informative panel discussion about the right to housing and the importance of a human rights based approach to homelessness and housing insecurity in Canada. Following the panel discussion, we are hosting an Open House…

SURESHBHAI PATEL DENIED JUSTICE IN SECOND MISTRIAL TAINTED BY XENOPHOBIA The South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA North America”) expresses concern and disappointment after a second mistrial was declared in the case of Eric Parker, the Alabama police officer accused of assaulting and partially paralyzing Sureshbhai Patel. Particularly disappointing is the message that…

Osgoode Professional Development invites you to host an intern from our successful International Business Law program in summer 2016. This document will give you a preview of our current students’ impressive qualifications, tell you about the structure of our program, and explain our internship recruitment procedure.  See the document below or download it here.

LSUC Tribunal Model Three-Year Review In June 2012 Convocation approved a new Tribunal model with an independent Tribunal Chair. Pursuant to the June 2012 Report, the Tribunal Committee is required to provide a report to Convocation, no later than April 2016, on the model’s implementation. The review is confined to an evaluation of the Tribunal…

SABA North America joined with IABA-Chicago and AABA Chicago to issue a statement about the Tuesday assault of a Sikh American man in a Chicago. Inderjit Singh Mukker was attacked on his way home from the grocery store. His attacker used racial slurs and told him to “go home.” The assailant has been apprehended and…

The Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee advises the Attorney General of Ontario on the appointment of Judges to the Ontario Court of Justice, and invites applications for a judicial position in Toronto. This appointment involves presiding over criminal law matters and also involves travel within the region as assigned by the Regional Senior Justice and/or the Chief Justice….

SABA Toronto (through its standing committee on advocacy) has made a submission to the MCSS against the common use of the practice of carding and advocating for greater regulation if the practice were to continue.  Read our submission below.

SABA is proud to announce that Ranjan Agarwal, director of SABA and Chair of SABA’s Advocacy Committee has been awarded the prestigious Heather McArthur Memorial Young Lawyer’s Award this year.  This award recognizes exceptional contributions and/or achievements by a young lawyer in the field of continuing legal education or development of the law for the…

The South Asian Bar Association of Toronto is proud to endorse the following individuals for the 2015 LSUC Bencher Elections: Raj Anand                       http://www.weirfoulds.com/full-ranand Yavar Hameed                http://a2justice.ca/2015-lsuc-bencher-platform/ Isfahan Merali                 http://www.isfahanmerali.com/ Sandra Nishikawa           http://sandraforbencher.ca/ Tanya Walker                 http://tcwalkerlawyers.com/bencher.html SABA enthusiastically supports the above-named individuals for their demonstrated and long-standing commitment to equity, diversity…

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